Konga.com to Host Seller Summit for SMEs
Then get ready for the biggest Seller Summit specially organized for small and medium business owners in Nigeria. The theme for the event is The New Marketplace: Tapping into the Ecosystem. As an entrepreneur in Nigeria’s fast evolving trade environment, you must constantly adapt your business strategy and channels to ensure you stay relevant in…
ITU Announces Telecom World Entrepreneurship Awards
ITU has launched the ITU Telecom World Entrepreneurship Awards 2015, a new awards programme for the most innovative start-ups
Venture Garden Nigeria gets $20m Investment Fund from CPCIF
CONVERGENCE Partners has announced an investment of $20m by the Convergence Partners Communications Infrastructure Fund (CPCIF) for a strategic, minority stake in Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN), a diversified fintech company with significant operations in Nigeria.
ATCON to Launch National Telecoms Advisory Council
ASSOCIATION of Telecommunication Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has disclosed plans to launch a National Telecoms Advisory Council (NTAC)
Lagos Mulls Mobile App for Traffic Jams
LAGOS State government is to launch mobile apps on different operating systems as part of traffic management plans for the state, according to Adulahmed Mustapha, director general, Lagos State Financial Systems Management Bureau.
Software Practitioners Worry as Pirates Eat Ideas, Profits
LOCAL IT services are not improving in the country because of the high piracy rate. The local software companies have to compete with their pirated products and the pirated products of global competitors, Nigeria CommunicationsWeek has learnt.
MainOne Makes History with First PCI DSS, ISO 27001:2013 Certifications
MAINONE’S premier Tier III Data Center, MDX-I, has become the first Tier III Data Center operator in Nigeria to achieve both Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and ISO 27001:2013 certifications.
Samsung, Tecno & Apple
Samsung, Tecno, and Apple were the leading smartphone vendors in Africa during the quarter, with Huawei being ousted from the top three. The three leading vendors accounted for a combined 55% share of Africa’s smartphone shipments in Q1 2015. Middle East and Africa (MEA) smartphone shipments are set to total 155 million units in 2015…
Insurers & Digital Consumers
Insurers who are able to innovate when it comes to the design and delivery of products and services will not only be fostering greater loyalty amongst their consumers, but they will also be helping to change the perception that the insurance industry is still playing catch up. “African insurers have a great opportunity to improve…
Dstv Eutelsat Star Awards
The 2015 edition of the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards is now open. The Organisers are now calling all learners between the ages of 14 - 19 to write an essay or design a poster on how satellites have helped us to understand and take care of our planet. The DStv Eutelsat Star Awards is part…
Vibe Web Launches Graduate Internship Programme
VIBE Web Solutions, a renowned digital marketing agency, has continued its moves in reducing the number of job seekers in the country with the introduction of Graduate Internship Programme (GIP). Through the programme, the digital marketing consulting firm will train university graduates for six (6) weeks and then get them an internship placement. Mr. Tobi…
Visa Prepares Tokenisation, mPOS Services for Nigeria
VISA Cards has announced its plan to launch tokenisation and mPOS services customized for the needs of the Nigerian market. Tokenisation technology, Nigeria Communication gathered, will be at the heart of new mobile payment solutions and will become one of the best data protection and fraud prevention methods available. The new service already available for…